References for Brightwork SAP PP/DS

Last Updated on March 15, 2021 by HostingandOther

Executive Summary

  • These are the references that were used for our SAP PP/DS articles.

Learn why so few entities in the IT space include references in their work. 

Introduction

This is the reference list for the SAP PP/DS articles, as well as interesting quotes from these references at Brightwork Research & Analysis.

Reference #1: Article Titled:

How to Understand Bucket Oriented Planning in CTM and PP/DS

https://www.sap-press.com/products/Capable-to-Match-(CTM)-with-SAP-APO.html

https://scn.sap.com/thread/2064561

Reference #2: Article Titled:

Where PPDS Stops and SNP Starts With Respect to Time and Location

I cover SNP and PP/DS in this book.

https://help.sap.com/saphelp_em70/helpdata/en/f1/c2d837ffbf2424e10000009b38f889/content.htm

Reference #3: Article Titled:

Labor Pool as a Constraint in SNP and PPDS

These screenshots and the configuration that supports them were not performed by me, but instead were configured by another consultant and were left to me to socialize with a client.

Reference #4: Article Titled:

How to Understand The Planning Horizon in SAP SNP

https://help.sap.com/saphelp_scm40/helpdata/en/f1/c2d837ffbf2424e10000009b38f889/content.htm

Below is the only book to exclusively cover the planning horizons in SAP APO.

Reference #5: Article Titled:

How to Model Discrete vs Repetitive Manufacturing in SAP ERP and SAP APO

https://www.inventoryops.com/backflushing.htm

https://help.sap.com/saphelp_em70/helpdata/en/44/386242b85a11d3a8410000e82a3c24/content.htm

https://help.sap.com/saphelp_em70/helpdata/en/cc/6783374778477ce10000009b38f8cf/content.htm

https://wiki.sdn.sap.com/wiki/display/ERPLO/Discrete+Manufacturing+Vs+Repetitive+Manufacturing

Reference #6: Article Titled:

How to Understand Aggregate Production Planning and Resources in SAP APO

https://help.sap.com/saphelp_em70/helpdata/en/e6/83320a52280b4f94d45122483aa118/content.htm (Search link references above)

https://search.sap.com/ui/scn#query=%2522aggregate+resources%2522&startindex=1&filter=scm_a_site(scm_v_Site11)

https://scn.sap.com/thread/617874 https://scn.sap.com/thread/1711438 https://scn.sap.com/thread/608350

Reference #7: Article Titled:

How to Understand The Problems with the SAP PP/DS Optimizer

https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=5CA3y7_LY2MC&rdid=book-5CA3y7_LY2MC&rdot=1&source=gbs_vpt_read

*https://www.amazon.com/Planning-Scheduling-Manufacturing-Services-Michael/dp/1441909095/ref=lp_B001ITTMDI_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1335713335&sr=1-1

Reference #8: Article Titled:

How to Understand The Production Scheduling and the DS Planning Board

I cover PPDS in depth in the following book.

Resources serve as the representation of capacity during the scheduling run. Resources are usually internal but can also be external.

https://www.brightworkresearch.com/sapplanning/2009/07/01/external-capacity-resources/

https://www.brightworkresearch.com/sapplanning/2009/07/01/bottleneck-resources/

https://www.lib.umd.edu/drum/bitstream/1903/7488/4/25813_cov.pdf

Supply Chain Management with APO, Jorg T Dickensbach

https://planettogether.com/capacity-planning.php

SCM 250 PP/DS Training Manual

Scheduling: Theory, Algorithms, and Systems – Michael L. Pinedo

Operations Research – Vol 52 pp 337-345

Reference #9: Article Titled:

Finite and Infinite Scheduling in PP/DS

SCM 250 PP/DS Training Manual

Reference #10: Article Titled:

How to Understand Source of Supply in APO

https://help.sap.com/saphelp_scm70/helpdata/EN/ef/22b1e4947a324285c2d7b24f117a82/frameset.htm https://www.amazon.com/Supply-Chain-Management-SAP-Implementation/dp/354092941X/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1248745254&sr=1-2

Reference #11: Article Titled:

How to Understand SAP APO Resources and Resource Types

https://help.sap.com/saphelp_scm70/helpdata/EN/1d/101d3bf1f7cb1de10000000a11402f/frameset.htm

https://help.sap.com/saphelp_scm40/helpdata/en/74/a07337e68ac526e10000009b38f889/content.htm

Reference #12: Article Titled:

How to Understand PPDS Production Planning and Scheduling Heuristics

SCM250 PPDS

https://www.sap.com/spain/company/events/2008_gestion_cadena_logistica/pdf/6_Killer%20Applications%20Day%20SCM%202008_SNP.pdf

Reference #13: Article Titled:

How to Understand Resources in SAP APO

https://scn.sap.com/thread/1419122

https://search.sap.com/ui/scn#query=SNP_CAP&startindex=1&filter=scm_a_site%28scm_v_Site11%29

https://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-repetitive-manufacturing.htm

https://help.sap.com/printdocu/core/print46c/en/data/pdf/PPCRPREM/PPCRP_REM.pdf

https://www.visualnuggets.com/visual_nuggets/2012/05/should-you-backward-or-forward-schedule.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scheduling_(production_processes)

Supply Planning with MRP, DRP, and APS Software, Brightwork Research & Analysis Press, Shaun Snapp 2012

Reference #14: Article Titled:

How to Understand Capacity Planning Tools in SNP

https://help.sap.com/saphelp_scm50/helpdata/en/90/d9733b570d474bba36bf443f7927c0/content.htm

Reference #15: Article Titled:

How to Understand iPPE and GATP

https://help.sap.com/saphelp_di46c2/helpdata/en/c9/f10736adb6cd0fe10000009b38f839/content.htm